Applying for a job

Look at the job adverts and the email and do the exercises to improve your email writing skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation exercises first. Then do the other exercises.

Preparation

Do this exercise before you start.

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Discussion

Do you have a part-time job? What type of job would you like to do?

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EnglishScore Tutors is the British Council’s one-to-one tutoring platform for 13- to 17-year-olds.

Comments

Submitted by MeaMea on Sat, 10/22/2022 - 13:44

To: everyone. Dear: everyone. Subject: About me I can speak Japanese, English and little Dutch. My native launguage is Japanese. Thank you for reading.

Submitted by shinta on Fri, 10/14/2022 - 09:41

No. I am not working now. But if I can work. I want to work.

Submitted by Adelyatam on Thu, 09/01/2022 - 16:48

I do not have any!

Submitted by Rocket on Fri, 06/24/2022 - 09:07

Hi everyone! I have a part time job. my job is a debugger. they are finding problems in the program. my dad's is a program developer, so I'm helping him. but this job is very boring just push button finger. probably monkeys can do that, too.

Submitted by Aziz1991 on Wed, 04/20/2022 - 08:32

I don't have part time job. I like to do photography job.

Submitted by zoeytruong on Thu, 12/09/2021 - 16:09

yes. I had a part-time job when i was a student at the university. It's a waitress for coffee shop. I had worked in there for 6 months. I thinks this job is helpful for me to communicating to many people and give me money for a living. Acturelly, I'd like to becom to inter for a certain company that related to my major in the university. Because, it'll give me more the knowledge about my major and then it'll support in studing in the univerity.

Submitted by editor_rachael on Fri, 12/10/2021 - 15:14

Hi zoeytruong,

 

Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but it sounds like you are older than that. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other. 

 

Best wishes,

 

Rachael
LearnEnglish Teens team

In reply to by zoeytruong

Submitted by Mari_shveli on Sun, 11/07/2021 - 11:06

I don't have a part-time job, in my country you can't work until 18 years, but I would like to be a tutor for children.

Submitted by Fenic on Thu, 09/30/2021 - 05:04

I don't have a part-time job.

Submitted by dreamofmorph on Sat, 09/18/2021 - 14:29

I don't have a part-time job, but I want to start this summer.

Submitted by Hadeel911 on Wed, 09/08/2021 - 10:26

Yes, I have a part time jobs. I work as digital marketing specialists. I started this work since three months ago. I have passion in online stores. In the future I hope I will opening my own company and I have my team’s we working with inspiration environment. My workplace will be like my heavens and I could clear my mind there. Hadeel

Submitted by ledai0102 on Fri, 08/20/2021 - 10:59

I havent got job yet, because now I am studying at the school!

Submitted by Ammar on Mon, 07/26/2021 - 14:44

I don't have a part time job yet, but I prefer that, I like to work as a human resource management specialist.
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Wed, 07/21/2021 - 15:51

I don‘t have a part-time-job. But maybe I want to be babysitter, because I like little children, and babys, they are so cute!
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Submitted by fanny on Thu, 07/08/2021 - 00:03

Yes, I have. I am an entrepenourial to online store of second hand clothes. I don´t want to work for other people or a company, but if I think in that I probably work online for business or marketing company

Submitted by ThamaraFaz on Sun, 03/14/2021 - 04:39

i dont have a part-time job
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Submitted by COOLIONELA on Thu, 03/04/2021 - 10:50

I do not have any!

Submitted by Pau_Med on Thu, 02/04/2021 - 21:47

I have never worked but i think that would apply a job of secretary.

Submitted by khinyimonthant on Mon, 02/01/2021 - 10:19

I don't have a part-time job. I'm only 13. In my country we don't have part-time jobs. If part-time jobs appear in my country,I would like to do in cafe or somewhere like that place.
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Submitted by RosenSindSchwarz29 on Mon, 01/11/2021 - 18:04

Hello everyone! I don't have part-time job. I'm only 14, so I still live with my family. In future I don't really now what kind of job I'll have. I would like to be actress or singer maybe. Nice day, Rose=)
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Fri, 01/08/2021 - 10:07

Sometimes I have a part-time job as a model on the weekend. Iike this job, because I can wear beautiful clothes and act as an actor. It is very interesting.
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Submitted by rafaelyeshua on Sat, 12/12/2020 - 16:34

No, i would like to be astronaut, scientist or medic

Submitted by picopeca on Mon, 11/16/2020 - 12:50

I haven’t got any job. In a next future I wuold like to be a famous actress. :)

Submitted by Msharymnn on Sat, 09/12/2020 - 18:11

Dear Houbrn University Sports club I saw your offer about the job, and I'd like to know more about it please But I'm very good at playing football, and I think I can train people too, I like playing football it is the best thing in my life, I have a very good English, and I'm a professional at driving, so please let me know your opinion as soon as you read the email. Best regards Mshary
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Submitted by WriterRafia120 on Tue, 09/01/2020 - 16:09

I don't have a part-time job. But in the future I want to be a great famous astronomer and a writer. I also want to act in Hollywood movie. If I'll get any part-time job, I will want to do any good work that will help people.
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Submitted by zagrybast on Sun, 08/09/2020 - 08:51

I haven’t got a part-time work because I prepared to the uni so I haven’t got free time for this. I want to be a microbiologist maybe.

Submitted by Ru on Sun, 07/26/2020 - 15:39

I don't work,I am 13 years old but I want be a teacher.
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Submitted by IANPAUL on Tue, 06/23/2020 - 17:55

No i don't have a part-time job

Submitted by rain_ran_r on Sun, 03/29/2020 - 18:04

To: XXX Subject: Jobs Dear XXX Please send me more information about the job. I'm very interesting in the jobs you needed. I could speak two different language. And I would like to work with other people. Best regards XXXX

Submitted by Wisewolf on Sun, 03/01/2020 - 16:24

To: jobs@uoh.edu.uk-sports Subject:Jobs Dear Hoburn University. I am very interesting in the spot you're needing. I can use computers very well and I can cook many things, like pasta, pizza, steaks and others. I can speak Spanish, English and a little French. Best regards. A Añazco

Submitted by Elife on Wed, 01/22/2020 - 21:28

To:*** Subject:Job Dear: *** Please send me information about the job in finance. Actually, I don't have a part-time job. But, I need a part time job. Please send me more information about the job at the finance. I am friendly and always have responsibility with my work! I like work with different people around the world. I can speak Spanish and little English language. Best Regard ****

Submitted by nohnoh on Fri, 12/13/2019 - 14:18

No i don't have a part-time job .I have only 16 and my parents don't let me work .

Submitted by AFFAN on Mon, 11/11/2019 - 01:43

Dude, I'm 18 years old and I'm still at college.
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Submitted by Jo - Coordinator on Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:02

Hi AFFAN!

Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but I see you are older than that. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other.

You are also very welcome to use our website for adults learners of English:www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish

Best wishes,

Jo (LearnEnglish Teens team)

 

 

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Submitted by lancer on Fri, 11/01/2019 - 07:08

I want a job! Hi I am writing to get a job from you. I enjoy working with people, driving a card, cooking a meal. Also i can speak several languages. I think you will help me get a job. Hope your response. Thanks.

Submitted by lancer on Thu, 10/31/2019 - 13:47

TO: XXX Subject: Want a job Dear XXX I am lancer. I'd like you to send me about the part time job you recommend. I graduated college and love to work with other people. I have experience of developing some plans and had a role as a main developer. I love to cook a meal, drive a car and walk in the evening. Thanks. Regards. Lancer.

Submitted by Studentlama on Tue, 07/02/2019 - 19:33

Dear Cambridge university, I am writing you this letter to be one of your Cambridge student. All my year I loved science and how it’s mind blowing and breath taking .I really hope you would respond.Thank you. Best regards, Lama

Submitted by Studentlama on Tue, 07/02/2019 - 08:49

Hello my name is Lama.I am a teenager still not working but in the future I want to be as hardworking as my mother. She is a dentist.She motivated me to be a hardworking person,I would try my best to enter the best hospitals in the world to make her proud of having a daughter like me.I’m really grateful for having a hardworking mother that always motivates me to do my best.

Submitted by MohamedS2007 on Tue, 07/02/2019 - 07:55

Hi, I'm a teenager so I'm not working yet but on the on the other hand I have some future plans on applying A job. I will be like my father which is a civil engineer I like this work because I like the fact it's done on a computer and I like computer work so I hope this job will become true when I grow up.

Submitted by pandharip on Sun, 06/02/2019 - 14:17

NO, i dont have job now. but would like to teach small kids. I love kids ,so would like to teach them the games that i know. I know few paper tricks also which i can share with them . i am sure they would enjoy.
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Submitted by empty on Wed, 04/24/2019 - 08:32

No,I'm a student and i'm 14, I live with my parents

Submitted by gazelle on Sat, 03/02/2019 - 12:55

I am a cook. but I've not a work. I quit my job for 2 month ago. I want to realy good chef and a restaurant belongs to me.

Submitted by editor_rachael on Sat, 03/02/2019 - 15:30

Hi,

 

Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but it sounds like you are older than that. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other. You are welcome to join our LearnEnglish page for adults and post comments there:

www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish

 

Best wishes,

 

Rachael

LearnEnglish Teens team

In reply to by gazelle

Submitted by carolbermudez on Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:56

Subject jobs work for the practice of secretary I am good at organizing books and interpretary then.

Submitted by candreabermudez on Sun, 02/10/2019 - 20:19

jobs@universityaol.com subject jobs how to be a secretary I am good at organizing documents I handle the computer very well I am very good a giving information I very punctual very organized attentive Cecilia

Submitted by Kou_d5 on Sun, 02/10/2019 - 14:18

To:jobs@uoh.edu.uk-sports Subject:Job Dear Oxford university Sport club Please send me information about the job in sport I'm almost friendly and kind.I can cook tasty Dessert and I can play music well. I can talk,write and speak English. Best Regard Koosha

Submitted by shhouug on Tue, 01/15/2019 - 13:51

no for now i haven't a job but i would like to be an accountnant because i love doing math so much
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Submitted by Youjiro on Sun, 01/13/2019 - 07:46

Dear university of Hoburn Please send me information about football trainer . I play football 6 years at high school and college after I taught football at community college 2 years . I want to share my football knowledge and experience . That is way I chose teaching football.

Submitted by Samiv on Tue, 10/23/2018 - 10:58

i'm looking for a job.

Submitted by UrbaezEdith on Wed, 07/04/2018 - 18:41

These exercise are really good, thanks really.
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